ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BEN ATTOW
Construction
Riveted.
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1900
Official Number
112909
Description
BEN ATTOW A168
Yard Number: 329

1908: Owned by R Irvin & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen.
1914: Owned by J Craig, Aberdeen.
August 1916: Requisitioned and converted to boom defence vessel.
1919: Returned to owners.
1920-21: Owner J. Craig, Sen.
1930: Owned by J H McFarlane, Dundee.
27 February 1940: Mined 7 miles E 1/2 S from May Island. Wreckage washed ashore Berwick in March.

Follow up on the ship after 1940 when it got hit by a mine off May Island: It is listed as being owned by H. McFarlane, Dundee in Lloyds 1941 reg. Traced up to 1950 in Lloyd's.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Associated
North British Steam Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Shipowner
Richard Irvin & Sons
Dimensions
length 103ft x breadth 20.3ft x depth 11.7ft
gross tonnage: 156 ton

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